Saturday, 25 July 2015

Apple Watch - My first few days

This is NOT a review of the Apple Watch, I've not yet had it long enough, and there are FAR better reviews including this: -

and: -

However, I did struggle ( albeit briefly ) to set up Apple Pay.

I've got an iPhone 5s and have the Watch app set up and connected via BlueTooth.

When I tried to set up Apple Pay in the Watch app on the iPhone, I saw this: -

Could Not Connect to Apple Watch
Make sure your Apple Watch is nearby, powered on, and not in Airplane mode.

Having confirmed that both Watch and iPhone were both powered on AND not in Airplane Mode, I was at a bit of a loss.

The watch was showing this: -

which implied that all was well.

In true The IT Crowd tradition, I thought .... ah hah, why don't I try turning it off and on again.

Therefore, I powered off the iPhone, and turned it back on again.

And ....

guess what ?

Yep, it worked.

I'm now up and running with  Pay, ready to go and spend some money :-)

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